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The Washington Navy Yard

It's part of Ward 8 now, so let's take a closer look at the Washington Navy Yard. For many, it is not what it seems....

Book Review: The Black Side of the River

The Black Side of the River:  Race, Language and Belonging in Washington, DC  by Jessica A. Grieser Georgetown University Press, 2022 204 pages /Hardback Edition /ISBN...

Pannell: Focus on Neighborhoods to Move Forward

The redistricting of the wards is complete. The demographic and statistical profile of Ward 8 has changed dramatically. Its boundaries now include the Navy...

Commemorating the Pearl

On April 14, 1848, 77 enslaved people together climbed aboard the Pearl, a schooner docked in Southwest DC, hoping to sail to freedom. Theirs was...